• Vol. 36 No. 10, 873–874
  • 15 October 2007

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis in Two Indian Brothers – The Inheritance of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Reviewed



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In the past, the inheritance pattern of slipped capital femoral epiphysis has been considered to be mainly autosomal dominant.1 In certain communities, there appears to be a particularly higher incidence of familial slipped capital femoral epiphysis.1,2 There is also increasing interest in the possible association of this disease with various human leukocyte antigen types.3-6

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